Achievements Of Our Homes

OLUYOLE CHESHIRE HOME IBADAN

  • Oluyole has achieved success in areas of education and sport
  • It has successfully implemented inclusive education
  • It has resettled about 20 of its service users. A couple of those that were resettled have relocated to the United Kingdom and United States of America.
  • One of the resettled residents was fortunate to have a Ford Foundation Scholarship to undertake a Ph.D program in the U.S.
  • Another resettled resident, a female who is a Ph.D holder now works at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.
  • Two postgraduates are still resident in the home and serve on the welfare committee. Some of the residents of Oluyole Cheshire Home have participated in sports and won laurel at local and national levels

LAGOS CHESHIRE HOME

  • Lagos Cheshire service has embarked on economic empowerment for disabled persons.
  • It has resettled two of its residents in year 2011. The residents named Tosin and Morufu came to the home in year 2000. Tosin acquired vocational skill in hair dressing while Morufu trained as a cobbler. Both Persons had been resettled back in thier various communities to live independent lives.
  • Several number of residents have benefitted from the services of the home. For instance, a few years ago one of the residnets of the home obtained a B.Sc degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. He is presently an employee of Lagos State Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development.
  • Lagos Cheshire home has achieved success in the area of health. The home organized a health week in 2010. During the Health Week, diagnoses and treatment were carried out in the area of cardiolofy, Neurology, Orthopaedics and opthalmology for residents and non-residents in the local community.

ENUGU CHESHIRE HOME

  • The home has made remarkable achievements in the area of education. The home has the fortune of producing Academic Professionals and excellent sportsmen and women.
  • Also the home can boast of having resettled people like Luke Okorie, who is now a lecturer in Boston, United States of America and Patricia Okafor who lives with her family in the United Kingdom. She is a British Broadcasting Corporation Essay Award winner.
  • In the past residents of the Home have participated and won Gold Medals in Para-Olympic Games
  • Sportswomen like: Patricia Nnaji, Lucy Ejike, and Victoria Nnaji were all international Olympic Medallists produced by the Home.
  • The following five residents won silver medals at the National Sports Festival 2011, held in Port Harcourt.
    1. Mr Nnaji Tochukwu (Weight Lifting)
    2. Miss Ebo Chidinma (Weight Lifting)
    3. Miss Okechi Eunice (Weight Lifting)
    4. Miss Obayi Mary Rose (Weight Lifting)
    5. Miss Ugwunwa Ifenyinwa (Weight Lifting/Throwing)
  • The home in 2011 bought a brand new 28-seater TOYOTA HIACE Bus from its savings.

ORLU CHESHIRE HOME

  • Orlu Cheshire home has achieved success in the area of education. Many of the residents are now living and working in the larger society after acquiring secondary and tertiary education.
  • The home runs a computer centre to generate funds for the running of its activities
  • The home has a poultry farm.

PORT HARCOURT CHESHIRE HOME

  • Port Harcourt Cheshire service has on record nine service users who have graduated and are currently gainfully employed in public and private sectors.
  • The service recently got scholarships from the Rivers State government for six of its service users to study in various institutions abroad.
  • Port Harcourt Cheshire Home had raised a four-man music band called Gospel Glee which has successfully waxed and launched an album tagged "Happiness".